Category Archives: United Ways of Tennessee

Tennessee Afterschool Network Legislator Awards and Day On The Hill

The Tennessee Afterschool Network, formed in 2014 to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to advocate for and support afterschool programs, gathers today for its Day on the Hill. The Day is held in partnership with United Ways of … Continue reading

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“Day On The Hill” gave United Way opportunity to speak with TN legislators about critical issues

Last week’s “Day on the Hill” for United Way organizations in Tennessee provided a great opportunity to meet and speak with state legislators. Fred Ashwill, VP of Public Policy for United Way of the Mid-South, spoke with officials about needs … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way in the News: United Ways of Tennessee “Lights on for Afterschool” day helps launch the Tennessee Afterschool Network

The Tennessee Afterschool Network is a new initiative to raise awareness of the need for expanded afterschool programs. The initiative is sponsored by United Ways of Tennessee and other partners working together to advocate for the needs of children. Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way President Bryce Haugsdahl retires after 40 years of service

United Way of the Mid-South President Bryce Haugsdahl announced his retirement Monday after 40 years of service with several United Way chapters. As President of our local United Way he has led staff, nonprofits and local volunteers in a strategic … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Media Release | United Ways from Tennessee speaking with state leaders about pre-kindergarten and funding of critical social services today

United Way advocates for pre-k, honors advocacy leaders, celebrates resolution (NASHVILLE, TN) United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), the association of 39 United Ways in the state, gathers today for its annual Hill Day. The day includes a legislative breakfast at … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Haugsdahl leads final meeting as Chairman of United Ways of Tennessee

Bryce Haugsdahl, President of United Way of the Mid-South in Memphis, TN led his last meeting as Chairman of the United Ways of Tennessee organization last Friday. “We want to thank Bryce for his leadership as our state organization’s chairman … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Number of “disconnected youth” reaches 6.7 million, need for tutors and mentors is crucial

One in six young people between ages 16 and 24 years old are unattached to school in America. This means approximately 6.7 million are currently “disconnected” youth. There are approximately 3.4 million young people who are “chronically disconnected,” having no … Continue reading

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From the Archive: More United Way Day of Action and Raise Your Hand Tennessee news coverage, photos

Yesterday, WREG News Channel 3 provided broadcast coverage of United Way Day of Action and Raise Your Hand Tennessee as NBA Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Lionel Hollins and additional local leaders were reading to children and encouraging more people to … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Hyde Family Foundations honored with Teaching Effectiveness Champion Award by United Ways of Tennessee

United Ways of Tennessee (UWTN), an association of 38 United Ways across the state, honored the Hyde Family Foundations this morning with a Teaching Effectiveness Champion Award. The award was presented during United Way of the Mid-South’s Board of Directors … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Video | TN First Lady Crissy Haslam speaks during launch of “Raise Your Hand Tennessee”

Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam spoke at last Friday’s formal launch of the new Raise Your Hand Tennessee collaboration to strengthen tutoring and mentoring work across the state. The video above records her comments during the ceremonies in Nashville’s Old … Continue reading

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